Down The River

Being obsessed by his long lost love, the young male gay searches for the truth of his  love life by taking his boyfriend to 7th tier beautiful cascade. “Down the River”(Tam Sai Nam) depict Buddhist Philosophy through the old Thai poem style, called “Niraad.”

30254218-02_bigGay schoolboy Krit is in love with his straight classmate Vin They hang out together, go to temples and one day hike into the forest with two girl friends to see the spectacular Pachang Waterfall. And that’s the whole plot of this short, elegiac film where time flows like the waters of the river the boys follow, sometimes fast, sometimes slow, sometimes swirling back. Against the idyllic setting of undisturbed forest and crumbling temples, Krit woos his would-be lover and prays to the Buddha to help him. Vin, however, is afraid of being seen as gay yet is unwilling to reject his friend.

(Source: imdb.com; cct.go.kr)

The trailer for this movie is not available but you can watch this instead:

Original Title: Tam Sai Nam

Tagline: My love for you flows like a constant river

Language: Thai 

Country: Thailand

Category: Drama

Director: Anucha Boonyawatana

Stars: Prakasit Horwannapakorn, Chomkwan Jirathiwat, Apiradee Thaweesap 

Run time: 52 min 

Release: 2004

This slideshow requires JavaScript.

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s